science behind food addiction

The Science Behind Food Addiction

The Science behind Food Addiction – The Brains Behind The Binge We have heard it many times – ‘Oh, I am addicted to chocolate’ or ‘I cannot stop eating these sweets!’ Food addiction is now all too common, and is a well recognised scientific fact that is still being extensively studied primarily to understand obesity.1…

Break Sugar Addiction

Break Sugar Addiction

Having too much sugar in your diet can be linked to a host of serious health concerns—obesity, tooth decay, hyperactivity in children, and, while eating too much sugar does not directly cause diabetes, it can lead to serious complications from the disease.  Secondary health problems from obesity and diabetes can include heart disease, high blood…

break food addiction

Break Food Addiction

Break Food Addiction   Food is the body’s primary source of nutrition and energy. Without it we would die off as a species. Food comes in a variety of different forms including: hamburgers, hot dogs, pizza, french fries, pies, cakes, stews, soups, and so much more. Though foods are great for you, overconsumption of food…

Beat Sugar Addiction Now!

Beat Sugar Addiction Now!

Beat Sugar Addiction Now!   These days, you can become addicted to anything, even the simple things, like sugar. Believe it or not, sugar addiction is becoming more and more common in children and adults.  Some scientists even say that this addiction can get so bad, that it is like heroin addiction!  Succumbing to this…

am i addicted to food

Am I Addicted To Food?

Am I Addicted To Food?   Food is one of life’s temptresses that can be difficult to avoid. We have to eat in order to survive, but food tends to push us beyond our needs for survival and we begin indulging beyond our wants for food. We all have a tendency to over do the…

addiction to fast food

Addiction to Fast Food

 Find Out about Fast Food Addiction   Obesity has become an epidemic in the United States and other countries across the world.  Many people place part of the blame on fast food restaurants like McDonald’s, Burger King and Taco Bell because of the food’s high caloric content and their easy availability.  The result of easy…

Addiction to Carbs

Addiction to Carbs

  Carbohydrates are addictive because they release a chemical that affects the brain which in turn releases dopamine which creates a feeling of pleasure in the same way that drugs and alcohol do. The high is then followed by a crash which makes the addicted person reach for another hit to regain the good feelings….

Addicted to Sugar

Addicted to Sugar

 Beyond The Sweet Tooth: The Real Threat Of Being Addicted to Sugar    Those who claim to be addicted to sugar are often quickly dismissed. Others see the issue as an excuse for overeating or even laugh off the issue, calling it nothing more than a sweet tooth. In reality, being addicted to sugar is…